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Bamboo Black in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Phyllostachys nigra

 

Bamboo 'Black'

Phyllostachys Nigra is an upright, arching and vigorous bamboo with dark green dense slender leaves its canes are very dark almost black.

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plant Features
  • Bamboo Black likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Bamboo Black likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • Bamboo Black is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Bamboo Black likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

 
plant information

Common name

Bamboo 'Black'

Latin name

Phyllostachys nigra

type

Bamboo

family

Poaceae

ph

5.6 - 7.8 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Bamboo Black likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Frost

    Bamboo Black is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Soil

    Bamboo Black likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

  • Water

    Bamboo Black likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Bamboo Black is 5.00meters x 5.00meters 5.00 M 5.00 M

Phyllostachys nigra

Phyllostachys Nigra is an upright, arching and vigorous bamboo with dark green dense slender leaves its canes are very dark almost black.


Plant container plants

From Mid Spring TO Late Spring

Plant container plants in a sunny sheltered position.

 

Propagation by Division

From Late Spring TO Mid Summer

Using a fork dig up plant ,try to keep the root ball as complete as possible.split the root ball at the centre with a sharp knife or a spade.Replant the plants to the same depth as the original and keep well watered until established.

 
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